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Confessional Conversation Again

If you recall in 2016 (and the years before) I made a case that the CRC needs to have a far deeper conversation BEFORE we talk about WICO, SSM, IVF, Cohabitation, legalized pot, prostitution, pornography, polyamory, power, senior-non-church-weddings, marriage, confessionalism … Continue reading

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The Woke are the Holiness Movement of the New Atheists

I wrote this for CRC-Voices responding to a Sacramentalist This morning I was thinking about a possible video about wokeness and secularism. In my conversation with James Lindsay he observed that the woke split and are trying to destroy the … Continue reading

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Evangelical lostness at Wheaton

Evangelicalism is a sort of thing that isn’t supposed to have a center, a hierarchy or an authority structure but yet we are supposed to act like it does. It’s the large projection of classic pastoral availability. You can have … Continue reading

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Women and the Glass Ceiling

nteresting piece in the NYTimes. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/21/sunday-review/women-ceos-glass-ceiling.html I’ve now gotten through the two courses Jordan Peterson has on line. In this video he goes into a lot of the work he’d done in corporate hiring and the psychological instruments he developed to … Continue reading

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Right Wing Civil Religion is not dead

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/dreher/worshiping-america-first-baptist-dallas-trump/  http://www.patheos.com/blogs/ponderanew/2017/07/02/make-america-great-now-ccli-licensed-christian-worship-song/ I’m certainly not. the Hoeksema piece is a good one. It teases out a lot of the nuances and complexities that leaders have to navigate. Did Hoeksema do the right thing? http://www.swierenga.com/DisloyalDutch_pap.html I was thinking that “well-behaved men seldom … Continue reading

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Guns Germs and Steel and Absalom

I mentioned last week I finished up Guns, Germs and Steel. It’s a book well worth reading. NG did a series on it a number of years ago that you can find pirated on YouTube. The premise of the book … Continue reading

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God is both more exclusive and more tolerant that we are or imagine is moral

Our theological heritage has a sort of contradictory position with respect to sin and toleration. On one hand we embrace the antithesis which is actually, ironically being argued by both sides here. Those arguing for banishing complementarianism are coming out strong … Continue reading

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